Technology is one of the most helpful tools that real estate agents and buyers alike can use. Apps, in particular, have made the process of buying and selling property easier than it has ever been. Today everyone has a phone in their pocket which makes looking at real estate listings very accessible. However, it’s still important to use the right apps—especially if you spend money to download the app. Below is a list of some of the best apps that you can use when searching for a home.
Zillow is one of the most recognizable and respected names in real estate, so it’s no surprise that their mobile app is worth downloading. Their app is actually the most popular real estate app that’s currently available. With the app you get all of the features that are found on the site, including maps and price estimates. An increasing number of users have realized how beneficial the app is, and the company receives a lot of traffic from its app.
The idea of “swiping” has become popular in the world of online dating, and now it has reached the real estate industry. You enter information about the type of house you’re looking for, and the app presents you with photos. When you find a home you like you swipe right to get more details. Doorsteps Swipe is a fun way to look at available homes.
Realtor.com is another big name in the real estate industry. The company makes a point to keep the information on their app as up to date as possible since so many buyers use mobile phones today. When using the app you will find everything that the site has to offer, but it’s presented in a format that’s easier to use on your phone.
Dwellr isn’t exactly a real estate app, but it’s very useful when it comes to purchasing a new home. The U.S. Census Bureau controls the app. It features just about every neighborhood statistic you could possibly want to know. You can use the app to enter information that you find important when it comes to living in a neighborhood, and the app will tell you how well the neighborhood matches your criteria.